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NHK
Jul 14, 2014 8:00am JST
10,000 people have fled south to gaza city. many have taken refuge in u.n.-run schools. >> translator: my children cry out in fear and spend nights without getting enough sleep. how is it possible for parents to make their children feel at ease? when we are full of anxiety ourselves? >> hamas leaders are calling on residents of northern gaza to stay put. they say the israeli warning is a psychological tactic. many people are reported to have followed their instructions. >>> foreign ministers from some world powers are trying to resolve a complex problem before time runs out. they're joining talks on iran's nuclear program in a bid to break a deadlock. delegates from iran and six nations have been negotiating since early this month in vie a vienna. they've been trying to reach a final agreement by a deadline of july 20th. but they've been unable to agree on key points. they're divided over the enrichment of uranium, a process that can be used for nuclear power or nuclear weapons. u.s. skraecretary of state john kerry and his counterparts from britain, france and germany
Al Jazeera America
Jul 13, 2014 6:00pm EDT
. >> it is my 17th birthday and last year when i celebrated it it was in the u.n. and it was good that i went to nigeria, they are suffering and i need someone to raise their voice. i love education and i need to support them. >> on monday malala yosafzai will meet with president goodluck jonathan, and with some of the girls that escaped the attack. >> pope francis is saying that one in 50 members of the catholic clermgy are paedophiles. the numbers repeat 8 nouz priests in the church. in an arg published the pope hinted that the mandate of celibacy could be lifted in the future for freests and card analyse -- priests and card analyse. a vatican official denied that's what the pope said. >> composer lauren mosel has died. [ ♪ music ] >> among the highlight a 2008 phil harmonic performance. he wielded the baton for many orgest recess, including the pittsburgh symphony. he died in virginia, after complications from nooum i hopia. >> -- pneumonia. >> still to come - more on the humanitarian crisis. the u.n.'s effort to reach children caught in the crossfire. >>> the crisis in you crane
FOX Business
Jul 13, 2014 6:00pm EDT
supporting them, judy? >> we are for the moment. and except to the u.n. this is kind of a no-brainer, as ed said. if someone is bombing your house, you have a right to defend it. the issue will be if the israelis decide to do something beyond that. if they decide to send in ground troops, would the united states stand with them? i don't think the israelis are going to do that. it's too expensive, too costly. and international opinion would turn against them. but it is a possibility, and that would be the challenge for the administration. >> not a lot of will to be going into another conflict in the middle east. does the u.s. get pulled into this? >> i don't think so. >> i think it would depend on what syria does. and obviously if it gets more than just the one-on-one at this point in time, then i think we have to do something. at this point, we need to support them militarily. the israelis have made it clear they think they can handle this on their own but international support is important to them. >> let me turn to the irs. we talked with lee terry earlier, of course, the judge is now say
FOX News
Jul 13, 2014 3:00pm PDT
first round. the israelis put boots on the ground. yesterday the u.n. security council expressed concern for the welfare of citizens on both sides and calling for an immediate cease-fire. david lee miller is on the border with the latest. david, good morning. >> for the first time since the current got frequent the military have crossed into gaza, a commando unit under darkness attacked long-range rocket launchers during a firefight when four israeli soldiers were wounds hours after militants fired rockets into central israel. residents were racing to bomb shelters because of an impending attack. there were a barrage of attacks in israel. there were no injuries. >> israel overnight continues airstrikes in gaza. 21 people were killed during a strike at hoax the hamas police chief. many were reportedly leaving the mocks. israel is targeting homes against hamas and in total 120 homes have been bombed. so far, more than 150 people have been killed in gaza, many of then civilians including children. >> israel accused hamas of using their own people as human shields. >> israel in the past day
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2014 5:40pm EDT
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LINKTV
Jul 13, 2014 2:30pm PDT
an emergency meeting thursday to discuss the violence between israel and hamas. the u.n. secretary general called on both sides to negotiate a cease-fire or else risk all out war. >> i ask citizens to permanently live in fear of the next aerial attack. both parties must respect international aluminum taeurpb law. >> but attacks continued. israel said militants in gaza have fired hundreds of rockets including at jerusalem and tel aviv. they threaten urban areas and have been intercepted. on the palestinian side the death toll from israeli air strikes climb past 100. gaza residents were warned it brace for an israeli ground offensive. >> in ukraine as the army continued its every to retake rebel held parts of the east the european union slapped sanctions on 11 more individuals. they reported some 30 government troops were killed in a missile attack at a border crossing. amnesty international has criticized human rights abuses in eastern ukraine including kidnapping and torture. they say they have abducted nearly 500 people. >> the european court of justice struck down a german rule t
SFGTV
Jul 13, 2014 2:30pm PDT
forward to you guys doug doing a fantastic job. the u.n. the 2020 pga champing is going to help us showcase the strongest field in prime time television that's one of the factors it cause us to come to the west coast and gives the pga of america the flexibility in an olympic year to moving our champing to another point in the golf calendar assuming we can work this on the one hand without the pga schedule. we view this partnership with the city and county of san francisco as one that is going to be very important to us in the decades of the future i want to see that this is the only venue in san francisco that the pga of america had my interest in bringing a major champing to this is the only venue we'll have discussions with we couldn't be prouder mayor ed lee and ted the reasons are simple it wasn't hard to get fired up bugs i love history and diving into the history of harding park and seeing what this place is to golf i think it totally unisolated i was contacted by two champions i want to quote them first of all, tiger woods great memories of marreding park and it's great to s
PBS
Jul 13, 2014 5:30pm EDT
between 15 and 20,000 residents of that area have cleared out on their way to shelters and u.n. schools in safer areas of gaza. >> we heard about the commando raid operation inside gaza, but we'd also heard there was a police chief's house that was bombed. >> reporter: yes. these were two separate incidents. the commando raid took place overnight. it's the first time that israel has sent ground forces into gaza. it was a very brief pinpoint- type operation. they went after or they say they went after a rocket launching site that couldn't be reached through aerial attacks. so they sent in a small team of naval commandos. they were in and out. there was some light injuries actually on the israeli side. as for the police chief that was near strike last night, this was considered a senior target by israel. he was the hamas police chief of gaza. the airstrike hit the home where he was staying. 17 members of the man's family was killed, but the police chief is still alive. >> what about on the diplomatic front of, any news, any progress? -- front, any news, any progress? >> reporter:
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2014 4:30pm EDT
dress is appropriate and hopped in a cat to get to the u.n. as it turned out when your secretary of state, you are watched all the time and a reporter snapped a picture of dr. rice, walking under saks fifth avenue with a shopping bag on the same day that there was a picture of the devastation happening in new orleans. she said i realize you have to lead with your life. the fourth approach to leadership that we encounter that we think differentiates folks is what we call platinum leadership. i interviewed 550 amazing people. folks who would do anything he steered within the 550, we found 22% and are 120 individuals who had done extort very. they not only really been an institution that had national or global scope, but they've also been able to max and i see opportunities that came to them and not grow up and at the same time garner the trust and respect of their colleagues and their peers. incredibly hard to do in a competitive tire me. these platinum leaders we found really set apart from other folks. they have the ability to combine the institutional leadership we talked about in
Al Jazeera America
Jul 13, 2014 4:00pm EDT
celebrated it was in the u.n., this year i thought it would be good to go to nigeria, where the girls are suffering and they need someone to raise their voice. they love education, and i need to support them. >>> on monday malala will meet with goodluck jonathan, president, and will talk to some girls that escaped the attack. >> iran's foreign minister is reassuring the world that the country does not have ambitions to build nuclear weapons. more on the lifting of sanctions in exchange for iran reducing fuel capacity. >> i will commit to everything and anything that will provide credible assurances for the international community that iran is not seeking nuclear weapons. we soept see a benefit. >> the group, p5+1, including u.s., france, germany, britain, russia in china is hoping to strike a long-term deal with iran. u.s. secretary of state john kerry says that date may not be realistic. >> we have significant gaps still. so we need to see if we can make some progress, and i look forward to substantive and important meetings and dialogues. this is an important subject. it is vital to
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2014 12:00pm PDT
: absolutely. today we saw thousands of palestinians and according to the u.n. as well at least 10,000 or so have already taken refuge at schools, makeshift schools that have been converted into shelters. there is no doubt there is growing concern. there is growing concern among palestinians that are leaving these areas that this threat is really. they've experienced this in the past. they've lived this in the past. but there's an element sometimes of psychological warfare that terrorizes these people because the instructions that they're give to leave their homes don't necessarily indicate where is safe for them to go. and that creates a sense of panic. sometimes it creates a sense of paralysis among communities who are really incapable of going to elsewhere for safety or don't have relatives to go to elsewhere for safety. and that becomes an element of fear for them. >> nbc's ayman mohyeldin in gaza. thank you. >>> let's bring in mark regeh, spokesman for benjamin netanyahu. thank you for joining us. the prime minister told us the id if is prepared for all possible it's and israeli militar
PBS
Jul 13, 2014 3:00pm EDT
. >> the u.n. has gone -- they have already shown having the spike now that these trends, national drug cartels has literally taken over these collapsed states. or else if the question was, obama is drawing these people when they would have come that the height of the dream. we kept talking about -- trying to get them to pass the dream act. if you look at the -- >> isn't there a general message -- >> then you've got to look at what they say is causing it. not at republican or democratic -- >> isn't the general view and whether this is a function of u.s. messaging or not or their own government messaging isn't the general view, why else would a mother take a 6-year-old with her or send a 9-year-old by herself and what we're really seeing here, by the way, there are plenty of teen boys who will always cross illegally in to the united states. what we're seeing is mothers with young children and teens -- surges of teen girls who are obvious loo more likely to get raped, get sex trafficked. than the boys are. >> what we're seeing are smugglers who -- some of the rumors that you just describe
CNN
Jul 13, 2014 12:00pm PDT
fighting stops and they can go back to their homes, if they're still there. and according to the u.n., more than 10,000 people have fled their homes in the last few hours. if there's an israeli ground incursion, we can expect many more to do the saint. fredricka? >> all right. ben wedeman, thanks so much. >>> all right. parents everywhere need to take special care in hot weather to avoid the kind of tragedy that we saw in the atlanta area, a child being left in a sizzling car. why it's more common than you may think. ♪ >>> a scary crash in indiana this morning as a greyhound bus and car collide. officials say at least one person is dead and more than a dozen hurt. the person who died was not on the bus. it's not clear yet how the crash happened. the bus was going from st. louis to dayton, ohio. >>> colorado got hit by some deadly storms this weekend. lightning strikes killed two people in separate incidents at rocky mountain national park. meteorologist jennifer grey joins me now with more on this. jennifer. >> fred, it's been a deadly couple of days with rocky mountain national park. two
NHK
Jul 14, 2014 3:00am JST
monitor the situation with the united states and south korea. >> translator: these launches violate u.n. security council resolutions. so the japanese government lodged a stern protest with north korea. >> abe says he wants north korea to continue looking into the fate of japanese nationals abducted by the north. he said the latest launches will not affect japan's efforts to resolve the issue. >>> now let's check out the world weather. >>> and that's going to do it for "newsline" at this hour. i'm hiro morita in tokyo. thanks for watching nhk world. >>> to discover the world and meet new people let's go on a bicycle tour. today we will take you to the republic of uzbekistan in central asia. film and stage actor yuri will ride with us. it connected europe and asia since ancient times. >> translator: rivers are so soothing, aren't they? >> her destination is samarkand, the blue city.
Al Jazeera America
Jul 13, 2014 2:00pm EDT
of precautionary measures. as the u.n. we certainly call on all parties to the conflict to exercise the maximum restraint in insure the protection of children and the targeting of military objects not civilians or civilian properties. >> now, are you able to get out in the field and deal with some of the challenges which this poses to children given the security situation? i mean, that's a challenge for you, too, you live in gaza. >> i do live in gaza, and there is 1.8 million people who live in this tiny sliver of land. and there is nowhere safe for them to go. we had some of the m municipal water technicians trying to make repairs. three have been killed in the last 24 hours. the risk is tremendously high at the moment which is impeding our ability to respond. we're very much in a readiness mode. we're in constant touch every moment of the day with our key partners, some of who are on the ground such as some of the psycho-social teams who are reaching out to children who have lost families or who have been injured. it's tremendously high risk work right now. there are people on th
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2014 11:00am PDT
those rockets, and then perhaps have u.n. come in and take control and hand over to the palestinian authority. that kind of stirring up of the status quo with all of the costs involved is something that, notwithstanding a confluence of interests, none of the parties are prepared to -- >> in less than a minute now you said a fundamental lack of trust and even just bad blood between the palestinians and the israeli leaders caused the peace process to break down. what did you mean? >> well, i think beyond that what we can see is all of those factors were operating, but essentially what we discovered was that secretary kerry strongly believed that the status quo was unsustainable. he's being proven right yet again today. but what we discovered was that the status quo was actually sustainable for the two leaders more than for us, and that's why we really couldn't achieve a break through, and that's what we're seeing at the moment again, that maintaining the status quo is less costly in terms of political risk and in this case loss of life than really shaking it up and making peace, and t
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2014 1:30pm EDT
country, the impact of this migration is being felt throughout the region. on u.n. high commission put an asylum request a neighboring countries, which means that when children decide either cannot make it to the united states or that are not want to run the, if they feel they have to leave, they do and they are going elsewhere in region. we believe that a diplomatic approach and a follower -- and a approach has toeport involve the source and the transit countries, but also those affected by migration. in the process of working up the and looking request again at our broader central american strategy, we follow-up with a five-step or five-part strategy that we are in the first step is establishing a common understanding of what is happening and why between the united states, the three source countries, guatemala, honduras, el salvador, and the major transit country, mexico. the second step is manufacturing a compai that highlights the dangers ofgn campaign thatng a highlights the dangers of immigration. the second is to interject migrants. fourth is enhancing the capacity of guatemala,
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2014 1:15pm EDT
amazingly not noted. he was in office. then prime minister. the u.n. had 17 resolutions that they disobeyed. who would do that coming right for 9/11 were everyone in the united states today, you know, there are time when you'd better take -- you better do those things that are necessary to do before a tragedy rather than after a tragedy. i had that feeling -- i've had people said maybe what we need is another 9/11. they will just be another month of people understanding and then we will go back to the things we did before. >> bruce herschensohn, what is the solution? what is the solution in your view quick >> in him a strong enough. the solution is a strong leader. a strong leader who wonders to the tradition of presidents post-world war ii. by tradition i mean all of them at republican, democrats. two exceptions are taranto, because president obama did abandon good friends of ours. the president of el salvador, the president of nicaragua. we got the sandinistas and return a war that killed 70,000 in central america. he abandoned the shah of iran and the ayatollah khomeini and the
Al Jazeera America
Jul 13, 2014 1:00pm EDT
are ready to be home, very ready. >> i am so glad. so glad i am going home. >> the smalls u.n.-sponsored chance to flee gaza. >> you will feel a threat like something will hit you they live in a neighborhood that was bombarded. that was a few blocks where he stayed. >> can you tell me what you heard? she is too traumatized to answer. even with coaching from dad. . >> she is really was very, very scared. >> just this morning before we left, there was an airstrike like down the street from our house. >> the abahar sisters love visiting their extended family but they have seen too much war. >> we think of ourselves kind of as experts. we know the difference between what the navy shelling sounds like, what an f-16 sounds like, what an apache sounds like and that's not something i ever thought i would know the difference between or ever wanted to know the difference between. >> when your kids ask you what's happening, what do you tell them? >> to be honest, it sounds like a joke to me to tell them. i tell them it's raining. don't be scared. it's raining. but inside of me, i am scar
NHK
Jul 14, 2014 2:00am JST
with the united states and south korea. >> translator: these launches violate u.n. security council resolutions. so the japanese government lodged a stern protest with north korea. >> abe says he wants north korea to continue looking into the fate of japanese nationals abducted by the north. he said the latest launches will not affect japan's efforts to resolve the issue. >>> now let's check out the world weather. >>> and that's going to do it for "newsline" at this hour. i'm hiro morita in tokyo. thanks for watching nhk world. >>> look at the water glittering in the sun light. this is lake geneva which lies between france and switzerland. soon we'll arrive in lausanne, switzerland. it is one of the world's foremost centers of culture and art where ballet and music thrive. they say it was founded 22,000 years ago when the military built a harbor on the lake. it also looks like lausanne is a city of hills. i see lots of buildings, but they say the town still has
CNN
Jul 13, 2014 10:00am PDT
or e.u. law or any of the obligations under the w.t.o. or u.n. it hadn't violated a french/american treaty. they violated a set of unilateral american sanctions passed by congress that were never affirmed or followed by the european union or france and neither the buyers or sellers in any of the transactions bnp was involved in were americans. >> bnp went to really elaborate lengths to conceal prohibited transactions. >> so what was washington's hold on bnp? it all centers on the central role that the dollar plays in today's globalized economy. you see, even if two foreign companies want to do a deal, assuming it is a large transaction, the deal is likely to be denominated in dollars. the currency that everyone has access to is available in ample supply, is a symbol of stability, and as a result, remains the world's reserve currency. but here's the catch. if the deal is denominated in dollars, at some point it has to go through an institution with an american banking license, which gives it access to the federal reserve system. without this access no bank can really function in the
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2014 9:00am PDT
daughters were among 300 americans evacuated by the u.n. and the u.s. embassy. >> 3.1 building this year. the weapons putting us in danger are u.s. weapons. >> they were here on summer vacation. visiting family when the war broke out. >> my body is leaving. my heart is staying back home. my heart is staying in gaza. >> an escape to safety for one american family that very few palestinians in gaza will have. >> now, the united nations is urging both sides to exercise restraint and is calling on them to put in a cease-fire as quickly as possible. but it does not seem that either side is heeding that call. the israelis have their troops on the border waiting for that order to come down from the government. and at the same time, hamas is putting out propaganda videos saying it would make gaza the graveyard of israeli soldiers if, in fact, there was an invasi invasion. caught in the middle of all of this, the palestinian population. any ground invasion would even cause it to rise more dramatically. alex? >> all right, ayman, thank you so much for that. chris jansing is at the white house for
ABC
Jul 13, 2014 12:00pm EDT
celebrated it was in the u.n. she hopes to meet with the president tomorrow to discuss rescue efforts. she'll be in philadelphia this fall, the recipient of. liberty medal october 21 at the national constitution center. >>> penn state trustees approved 2 million-dollar renovation of the football facilities. the funding comes after the new coach james franklin asked for upgrades to compete with the top tier programs. it includes new carpeting, lighting, furniture, finishes and wall graphics. >> soccer fans are getting ready for the world cup final. people across the globe will be watching as argentina takes on germany the two county have met twice before. argentina beat them in 1986 and germany returned the favor in 1990. amy buckman joins us live from south philadelphia where one local viewing party has already kicked off. hey, amy. >> reporter: that's right there's a giant street party getting underway on south street in the 700 block. take a look behined me, you can see the big screen they have set up at one end of the block, that's where they will be showing the world cup game betw
CNN
Jul 13, 2014 9:00am PDT
defense forces dropped leaflets warning people to leave and some are now heading for u.n. shelters. the gaza health ministry says 168 people have died so far in the conflict. israel says today it intercepted two rockets over tel aviv that were fired from gaza. one rocket that hit the city severely injured an israeli teenager. >>> a scary crash in indiana this morning as a greyhound bus and a car collide. officials say at least one person is dead and more than a dozen were hurt. it's not clear how the crash happened. according to an official at the hospital, the bus had just left indianapolis. >>> and world cup soccer madness continues. germany and argentina have a date with destiny in just a few hours from now when they meet up in the world cup final for the third time in history. >>> argentina's striker lionel messi is considered the best player in the world, but germany is considered the strongest team in this year's tournament. who has the edge? i'm fredericka whitfield, fareed zakaria "gps" starts now. >>> i'm fareed zakaria. i'm fareed zakaria. the escalation of violence betwe
NHK
Jul 14, 2014 1:00am JST
, comprising the u.n., european union, united states, and russia. sisi told blair that egypt is talking to both israel and the palestinians. the arab league is planning to hold an emergency meeting of its foreign ministers on monday in cairo to discuss the situation. authorities in gaza say 160 people have died and more than 1,000 have been injured since israel started its aerial operation a week ago. >>> russian president vladimir putin is touring latin america to bolster trade and security ties with the region. his visit may strengthen russia's influence over countries that are geographically close to the united states. putin met cuban president raul castro on friday. he said russia has written off $32 billion of cuba's debts from the soviet era. they account for 90% of cuba's total debts to russia. putin said the remaining 10% will be used for investment in cuba. the two leaders agreed to step up economic cooperation. putin then traveled to nicaragua. he discussed ways to strengthen security cooperation with nicaragua's leaders. he is the first russian president to travel to the country
Al Jazeera America
Jul 13, 2014 12:00pm EDT
they will launch an operation to clear the area of hamas's weapons' capabilities. the u.n. agency for palestinian refugees tells us they have opened multiple schools here in gaza city to provide shelter for the thousands that are expected to heed that call. stefanie dekker, arizona, gaza. >> mahmoud abbas is urging the united nations to help the people of gaza. >> i am delivering a letter that asks the united nation's secretary general to place the palestinian tear teethes and its people under international protection. we wish for a speedy response because the situation has become unbearable. the israeli offensive is relentless day and night. >> rockets from hamas and other groups continue to be fired into israel from gaza. there have been siren heard warning people to seek safety. israeli's army says hundreds of rockets have been fired into israel since tuesday. isition's cabinet has been holding the weekly meeting jerusalem. bernard smith has latest from jerusalem. >> sunday morning was the first occasion we know about where thethe israeli military have entered gaza on the groun
CBS
Jul 13, 2014 8:30am PDT
that bears complete responsibility. >> schieffer: prime minister, the u.n. security council called for a cease fire yesterday by both sides i take that it is not going to happen for awhile as far as you're concerned? >> our goal is to achieve sustainable quiet and security for our people. we're doing that by degrading hamas and other terror capabilities. i'm no not going to say how and when that goal will be achieved. whether by diplomatic and military means but that goal has to be seen, we need to have quiet restored to our people for sustainable period of time not just for five minutes. >> schieffer: last night israeli forces on the ground went in to gaza to take out a rocket launching facility there. is this a sign that this war is about to get wider, are you going to go in in force in to gaza with ground forces? >> we use whatever means are necessary to defend our people. as with the united states or any other government. faced with such a predicament. >> schieffer: how long do you think this is going to go on? i understand what you're saying here but how will you know you've d
Al Jazeera America
Jul 13, 2014 11:00am EDT
in syria's civil war. the dramatic rescue and what a new u.n. resolution could do to protect the innocent. years of preparation and it comes down to one game. international bragging rights all at stake as argentina faces off today. at least 166 people in gaza have died since the israel's offensive began six days ago. thousands of palestinian supporters all around the world are protesting israeli's actions in the gaza strip. israel has launched more than a thousand airstrikes while at least 800 hamas rockets hittis. severalisis have been wound. there have been no reports of fatalities. over the vatican, the pope addressed thousands of pilgrims calling for peace. back in june, he held a joint prayer with israeli president shim shimon peres and mac mood abbas. he says he does not believe that prayer was any vain. four nationals and palestinians with dual nationalamenty are packing bags. dropped over gaza overnight as threat of new air strokes loom over the city. is's military is warning of am short and temporary campaign against north a earn gaza. nick schifrin is there with more. >
CSPAN
Jul 13, 2014 10:00am EDT
open content -- open concept. but the development of this country, real investment by the u.n. and the third-party judicial, a system that works, and a security system that is not bought out. those are long-term issues. those are the root causes. tonight, i think watch a seesnce in a row, everyone you must involve yourself in this atmosphere as a priority and we have not done that. perhaps a silver lining to the whole thing, with kids looking in central america, in inticular, but latin america general, it particular light not inur relationship the historically negative way in the past. >> you and other progressives at the house are saying you would like to make sure the children are put first as lawmakers decide how to handle the crisis. you attempted to visit a that dealtst month with housing the children and caring for them. you ended up canceling the visit. have you made the trip, what do you expect to see and are you thesetable and confident children are in safe environments and taken care of properly? >> thanks to the secretary and his help with it, the visit was rescheduled a
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2014 7:00am PDT
. according to the u.n. disconnections are permissible if the resident cannot pay. if there's an inability to pay, human rights simply forbids disconnections. congressman john conyers in letters to the federal government and detroit's water and sewage board stressed consequences of denying those rights saying, quote, the failure to reinstate water service means unsanitary conditions, malnutrition, and disease for babies, the sick sxeld early. this isn't, for example, electricity, which while a useful modern convenience allowing to you watch me on television or internet right now is not a necessity to sustain life. this is water. the substance without human beings cannot exist. your body is unable to function without it. without water you cannot bathe or prepare food for yourself or your family or use the toilet. making it not only a necessary resource to preserve public health but also human dignity. in detroit those who are being denied their water and the right to that dignity are also those who are least empowered to defend it. according to the environmental protection agency, on average m
ABC
Jul 13, 2014 7:00am PDT
the death toll to soar. almost 170 palestinians so far. most of them, the u.n. says, civilians. overnight, 18 members of a single family were killed. the violence now causing an exodus. early this morning, we met some of the 144 american citizens who israel is allowing to leave. on the bus, this family from baton rouge, louisiana. on vacation in gaza, now fleeing a war. are you disappointed to be leaving? >> no, no, i'm happy. i miss america. >> reporter: you want to get home? get out of the war zone? >> yeah. >> reporter: at the border, they dragged their heavy suitcases off the bus, starting the long, but thankful journey back to the u.s. >> i'll feel like i'm home safe. >> reporter: you're relieved to be leaving? >> relieved. relieved to be leaving. >> reporter: and get your kids out safely? >> yes. exactly. >> reporter: as for what comes next, an israeli military spokesman told abc news there will be more small ground incursions like last night. but a full-on invasion is only likely only if one of those rockets is not intercepted and lands on israeli civilians. dan? bianna?
Al Jazeera America
Jul 13, 2014 9:00am EDT
tell you also, we just came back from one of these schools here run by the u.n. agency. a couple hundred families arrived from the north from heeding that call from the israeli army to move away. certainly not the exodus that was perhaps expected and also we haven't really heard a real campaign from the israeli army along that border, so people are sort of in anticipation and fear about what's going to happen, but that hasn't really kicked off yet. >> there has been an israeli incursion into gaza already overnight, wasn't there? >> overnight, we heard it around 1:30, 2:00 in the morning, very heavy shelling from the israeli naval vessels. hamas saw small boats approaching the coast further along the north there, along the beach, where israeli commanders were trying to come into gaza. hamas said they repelled them. the israeli army say they managed to successfully strike a long-range missile area. they say that the israeli commanders, four of them suffered light wounds and that they managed to kill three of the fighters that confront's them, so certainly, it is something that show
NHK
Jul 13, 2014 10:00pm JST
. blair is the representative of the middle east quartet, comprising the u.n., european union, united states, and russia. sisi told blair that egypt is talking to both israel and the palestinians. the arab league is planning to hold an emergency meeting of its foreign ministers on monday in cairo to discuss the situation. authorities in gaza say 160 people have died and more than 1,000 injured since israel started its aerial operation a week ago. >>> japan's prime minister is trying to further empower women. that's a pillar of shinzo abe's growth strategy. he's pledged to increase the ratio of newly employed female public servants to 30%. >> translator: it is my major challenge to create a society where women can shine. it's unfortunate that many japanese still have a male-centered mentality. the ideal society i want to achieve cannot be realized until this kind of thinking is changed. >> abe made the remark at an international conference on professional women in tokyo on sunday. he said he plans to ensure that 30% of new national public servants will be women from the next fiscal yea
ABC
Jul 13, 2014 9:00am EDT
death toll to sore most of us them the u.n. said civilians. the violence causing an exdus. we met a family allowed to leave, a family from louisiana now fleeing due to a war. >> reporter: are you disappointed to be leaving. >> no, i'm happy, i miss america. >> you want to get out of the war zone. >> reporter: they dragged their heavy suitcases off the bus starting the long thankful journey back to the u.s. >> i'm relieved to be leaving. >> reporter: and get your kids out safely. >> yes. >> reporter: an israeli spokesman said there will be more small ground incursions like last night. but only a full invasion will not come if the rockets are intercepted. >>> obama talked to israel prime minister netanyahu and offered his help to bring a cease-fire against hamas. he called on both israel and the palestinians to protect civilians and restore calm. >>> new jersey governor chris christie is placing part of the blame for the unrest in the middle east on president obama. the republican governor said obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on israel's behalf. he made the remarks at the n
NBC
Jul 13, 2014 9:00am EDT
are launching rockets from gaza to its territory. >>> the u.n. security council, the european union and the arab league are all calling for the latest violence to stop between hamas and israel. we've been watching rocket fire crisscross the sky above gaza and israel. the israeli iron dome anti-missile system is working. hamas fired at least seven missiles at tel aviv and the iron dome tracked those missiles and hit them head-on destroying them. coming up on "meet the press," david gregory will have more on the conflict. >>> the two candidates in afghanistan's presidential election agreed to audit the contested results. secretary of state john kerry announced the deal in kabul without the agreement both candidates could have set up competing governments at a time when the u.s. is pulling most troops out of the country. both candidates agreed to stand by the results of the audit and form a unified government. >>> the federal government will not be sending immigrant children to our area. a vacant army building near westminster, maryland, was proposed as a holding site for thousands of
NBC
Jul 13, 2014 6:00am PDT
has become unbearable. he, his wife, and two daughters were evacuated by the u.n. and u.s. embassy. >> they've been giving them almost like 3 billion every year, 3.1 billion. >> reporter: they were here on summer vacation visiting family when the war broke out. leaving was a hard choice. >> my body is leaving. my heart is staying back home. my heart staying in ga. >>. >> reporter: an escape to safety for one american family that very few palestinians in gaza will have. now, erica, the united nations is calling on both sides to exercise restraint and put in place a cease-fire as quickly as possible. neither side shows signs of backing down. israel has amassed thousands of soldiers. hamas is releasing propaganda videos saying it will make gaza the graveyard of israeli soldiers if they enter. caught in the middle are the civilians where the death toll continues to rise every day. >> thank you. >>> david gregor is moderator of "meet the press." good to see you. >> good morning. >> we would like to talk about some of your conversation, your interview with the israeli foreign minister. l
MSNBC
Jul 13, 2014 5:00am PDT
salvador is overrun with gangs. a 14-year-old girl told the u.n. refugee agency she was escaping the gang violence that invaded their school. she said, i used to see reports on the tv every day about girls being buried with their backpacks and uniforms. jesus delgado to go very far to go to school and i had to walk by myself. there was nowhere else i could go where i would be safer. in guatemala, many of the children are leaving the pursue better economic opportunities. a 2008 law signed by president bush requires these unaccompanied minors from central america to be treated differently than undocumented children from mexico and canada who are sent back across the border right away and said these children from non-contiguous countries are turned over to hhs with an opportunity to appear at an immigration hearing and consult with an advocate. there's a case to be made that they shouldn't be classified as immigrants, that they are refugees. washington has largely treated the border crisis as a domestic political issue. raul, is it really an international refugee crisis, one that ne
NBC
Jul 13, 2014 8:00am EDT
the u.n. and the u.s. embassy. >> 3 billion every year. i feel like they're putting us in danger. >> reporter: they were here on summer vacation visiting family when the war broke out. leaving was a hard choice. >> my heart is staying back home. my heart's staying in gaza. >> reporter: an escape to safety for one american family that very few palestinians in gaza will have. now erica, the united nations is calling on both sides to exercise resnt in place a cease fire as quickly as possible. but neither side shows signs of backing down. they are saying they are prepared for a ground invasion and caught in the middle are the civilians where the death toll continues to rise every day. erica? >> thank you. >>> david gregory is moderator of meet the press. good morning. >> good morning. >> like to tee up the conversation with some of your conversation about the crisis of the middle east. let's play it. >> the united states and the rest of the members of the security council have a moral and legal responsibility to put an end to this and regret the fact that they haven't taken action.
CNN
Jul 13, 2014 5:00am PDT
inevitable between israel and gaza. >> because overnight israeli forces ignored the u.n.'s request for a cease-fire and crossed into gaza, the first time in this conflict raiding a long range missile site. the military is dropping leaf t leaflets warning residents in northern gaza of more air strikes today, ordering civilians to evacuate their homes as hamas leaders are targeted. >> more than 160 people have been killed in gaza by israel's air strikes this week. the u.n. says the majority of those are civilians. third are children. let's head to wolf blitzer live in jerusalem. wolf, earlier this morning you spoke with the israel defense forces spokesman about the possibility that the missile raid last night was not an isolated incident. >> he made it absolutely clear it wasn't an isolated incident, there would be more of these kinds of incidents where israeli troops actually cross in on the ground, go in there, do what their assignment is and then get out and go back to israel. in this last incident they were there for about a half an hour these israeli commandos, four slightly injured a
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